Project Manager I

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Req No.
Project/Product Management


CO-OP Financial Services provides technically superior products and services to financial institutions across the nation. We are seeking a talented Project Manager I to manage and lead project teams of 5-15 individuals while coordinating all required resources.



  • Scope projects and develop project plans; estimate project timeframes to determine internal/external requirements, including budget; manage and modify schedules as needed.
  • Provide effective, accurate and consistent communication to a wide variety of project teams, management, external clients and vendors.
  • Conduct scheduled project status meetings with clients to gather requirements, provide updates and discuss possible changes; keep internal resources and teams updated and informed.
  • Assure goals, objectives, budget and quality standards for all projects are met.
  • Provide project-related training to coworkers and clients.
  • Ensure excellent customer service is delivered and maintained at all times; must understand client needs, set and meet reasonable expectations, verify satisfaction, take corrective action when necessary, etc.
  • Support strategic future, culture and leadership practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Prefer 1-3 years of ATM, credit, debit and/or prepaid experience.
  • 3+ years of direct experience in a project management capacity including scheduling, project assignment, resource allocation and risk management.
  • Knowledge of business planning, product development, internal product delivery processes and services, and the financial services industry.
  • Ability to execute effective team meetings and establish/maintain rapport with internal/external points of contact.  
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines with little supervision; effectively prioritize work and manage time between multiple projects.
  • Proven leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Active listening skills and the ability to communicate strategic ideas effectively in both written and verbal communications throughout all levels of an organization.
  • Proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and other software solutions.
  • Collaborative individual with a positive attitude, enthusiasm, professionalism and strong work ethic with a high level of integrity.

If you are highly motivated, team oriented, and would enjoy the diversity of challenges and opportunities, please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

About Us

CO-OP Financial Services is the technology engine that provides access and convenience for credit unions. With over 35 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through Debit, Credit, ATM, Shared Branching, Member Interaction Services, Mobile, Virtual, and Bill Pay services. CO-OP serves a total of 3,500 member credit unions, 50 million cardholders, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and more than 5,500 shared branches. Handling three billion-plus annual transactions, CO-OP is the nation’s largest credit union service organization—offering resources that enable deeper member engagement to help credit unions prosper.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed